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Sep 3, 2018
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FDM vs SLA – 3D Printing Technologies Compared

FDM vs SLA: All3DP compares these competing 3D printing technologies, explains the advantages and disadvantages of these technologies and which one to use for which purpose.

Sep 3, 2018
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LulzBot Plays Cruel Joke, Reannounces Aerostruder v2 Micro Tool Head, Not SLA Printer

After getting us giddy with the prospect of some exciting new fork in the LulzBot hardware trail, the company has put paid to our speculation with a full "reveal" this last weekend. No new resin printer. Just a rather cool tool head we already knew about.

Sep 3, 2018
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3D Printer Price – How Much Does a 3D Printer Cost in 2018

With 3D printers popping up everywhere, it's hard not to want one... The question is, how much does one actually cost? In this article, we take a look at the different price ranges for 3D printers.

Sep 2, 2018
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2018 3D Printer Filament Guide – All You Need to Know

Check out our 2018 guide to the 25 most popular 3D printing filament types, showing you their uses, properties and where you can buy them.

Sep 2, 2018
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The More the Merrier
Multi-Material 3D Printing – 2018 Overview

Additive manufacturing using multiple materials is an exciting avenue of research and development in 3D printing technology. Whether you're interested in multi-color or full multi-material printing, here we review the most current and interesting options available.

Sep 2, 2018
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Spray Away
Weekend Project: Crank Out the Fun with This 3D Printed Manivelle Water Gun

The summer might be coming to a close, but that doesn't mean you can't soak your friends and family in a water fight. Spray away with this 3D printed Manivelle Water Gun designed by maker Hassan Nasser. 

Sep 2, 2018
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Free 3D Character Models – 6 Best Sources of 2018

It's fun to get creative and design your own character, but sometimes you just can't afford the time to make one from scratch. That's where premade 3D character models are advantageous, especially if they're free! To learn more, read through this list of best sources for free 3D character models.

Sep 2, 2018
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Shining3D EinScan Pro+ – Review the Specs of the 3D Scanner

The EinScan Pro+ is our "Top Pick for 3D Scanner of Fall 2018". Read on as we review the specs of this professional-grade handheld 3D scanner.

Sep 1, 2018
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What is a DLP 3D Printer? – Simply Explained

Apart from material extrusion 3D printers, there are also 3D printers based on Vat polymerization technologies such as SLA and DLP. In this article, we'll take a closer look at DLP 3D printers and discuss their benefits and limitations in comparison to SLA machines.

Sep 1, 2018
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Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Wind Turbine Model

Want to teach your kids about the power of renewable energy? Or just want to build your own wind turbine replica? Then check out this 3D printed wind turbine model created by maker Luc Tellier.

Aug 31, 2018
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[DEAL] $13 off Visualizing Mathematics with 3D Printing

This is a special deal for our math enthusiasts: A 19% discount on a book detailing how to make 2D, 3D and even 4D mathematical models come to life: Visualizing Mathematics with 3D Printing.

Aug 31, 2018
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Dazz 3D LCD 3D Printer Kickstarter Campaign Smashes Funding Goal

Dazz 3D, a Chinese technology company has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Dazz 3D LCD 3D printer. Promising high-quality resin 3D printing, a safe air purification system and an automatic refilling system, the campaign has already smashed its funding goal of $30,000 with over $100,000 raised.

Aug 31, 2018
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MIT Engineers 3D Print Crystals from Billions of Colloids

Engineers from MIT developed a new technique called the direct-write colloidal assembly process. It can build centimeter-high crystals made from billions of individual colloids. They did this by uniting the principles of 3D printing and self-assembly.

Aug 30, 2018
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Students Fly in Vomit Comet to Test Out 3D Printed Bioplastic Tools

University of Calgary students are working on a project which could provide astronauts with 3D printed plastic tools made from feces and genetically engineered bacteria. The students recently tested the tools out during a flight on the "Vomit Comet".

Aug 30, 2018
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The Future of Sight
University of Minnesota Researchers Develop Bionic Eye Prototype

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have 3D printed an image sensing array on a hemisphere: in essence, a bionic eye. It is the first-of-its-kind and, hopefully, will be used to help blind people see.